Building Your Reputation: Writing Competition Announcements

By | 2018-08-20T12:09:01+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Knowledge|

Legal writing competitions can be an excellent way to boost your career, and maybe win some cash along the way! Submitting to a writing competition allows you to develop a deeper understanding of an area of interest to you, which you will then bring to a future employer. And, if your submission wins a prize, [...]

Preparing for your first day!

By | 2018-08-17T10:08:22+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

With classes beginning on Monday, our first-year students are likely asking themselves how to be best prepared. Finishing your reading for class is a must-do, but what else can you do to be ready for the big day? Check out these tips from the Law School Toolbox - having a calendar ready to fill and [...]

Interested in Labor-Side Representation?

By | 2018-08-01T11:12:01+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

Consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference! This annual conference is an exciting opportunity for students interested in workers' rights and social justice. Learn more at or stop by the OCP for a printed brochure. If you are interested in attending this conference, please email the OCP no later than noon on [...]

Updated Resources Now Available!

By | 2018-08-01T09:47:21+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

The 2018-2019 Editions of the Government Honors & Internship Handbook and the Public Policy Handbook are now available to you through the Resource Library in CareerConnect! The Government Honors & Internship Handbook is an extensive guide to and listing of legal honors and internship programs with the federal government as well as with many state [...]

Free Webinar on Hiring at the US Dept. of Justice

By | 2018-07-16T18:04:24+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

The Office of Attorney Recruitment & Management is hosting a webinar on the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. The webinar will discuss the programs, applications, updates, and answer questions about the upcoming application season. The webinar is open to all students and new graduates. The [...]

Considering an Alternative Legal Career?

By | 2018-05-14T13:52:45+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Knowledge|

If you are one of the many law students considering using your law degree in a career path outside of traditional legal practice, the OCP is pleased to share with you a web-based resource: Alternative Careers for Lawyers This free website is an exhaustive collection of over 300 annotated links. The links are to websites, [...]

Scholarship Opportunity to Leading Legal Tech/E-Discovery Conference

By | 2018-05-14T09:24:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Events, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Networking|

Relativity Fest is one of the largest and most influential e-discovery conferences in the country. This year, the conference will take place in Chicago from September 30 to October 3. The Relativity Fest Student Scholarship gives promising students a free ride to the conference! To apply, send your name, school, and expected graduation date to [...]

New Resources: Federal Judicial Clerkships

By | 2018-05-11T10:54:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

The OSCAR Program Office is excited to release a set of new resources for applicants. Learn more about the resources for applicants to Explore Your Legal Career and a redesigned Applicant Prep Kit below. Explore Your Legal Career This web resource allows prospective applicants (law school students and graduates) to learn more about career opportunities [...]